Monday 22nd July 2019

Tag Posts: sri lanka

This poem by london based writer and poet Indrani Balaratnam sums up the emotions felt by many in the Tamil diaspora upon being able to view their villages & homes for the very first time after three decades of conflict. Thanks to the introduction of Google Street View in Sri Lanka, accessing streets in the […]

Popularly known as Appam in Sri Lanka , South India and amongst the Tamil diaspora, the lighter way to eat curry will be on the lips of Londoners! Ex Ducksoup chef Emily Dobbs launched Weligama earlier this year. Since then, the pop-up has been gifting London with a whole new street food experience. Inspired by […]

The family behind Michelin-starred Indian restaurants Gymkkhana and Trishna are launching a third site in Soho, London inspired by the roadside shacks of southern India and Sri Lanka in October. Called Hoppers, it will occupy the site on Frith Street in Soho that was formerly home to Koya, a Japanese udon noodle shop. It’s scheduled […]

Its a good day for Southern music fans & artists across the globe as media guru, former ‘editor in chief’ of Thamarai.com and an advocate for all things Southern, Ashanti Omkar has her own show on the BBC Asian Network, a UK based BBC radio station serving the South Asian audience.

Dhariny Sivajee has the answer. The Tamil Londoner has given up a successful career as a Visual merchandiser for a clothing brand to setup up a business in one of Londonâ??s fastest growing industries.